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Hornacek: Porzingis Can Be Top-5 Player in NBA

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Jeff Hornacek once played alongside one of the best forwards ever in two-time MVP Karl Malone.

Now the New York Knicks’ new coach can envision himself coaching the best player in the game someday soon in Kristaps Porzingis.

“His ceiling -– wow,” Hornacek said after his introductory news conference when asked about Porzingis’ potential. “I don’t want to put pressure on the kid, but let’s face it: At that size and his skills and his abilities — why can’t he be a top-five player in this league?”

Source: Ohm Youngmisuk and Ian Begley of ESPN

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Jeremy Lin Suffers Knee Injury, Will Undergo Evaluation Thursday

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Brooklyn’s Jeremy Lin will undergo evaluation of right knee in New York Thursday, league source tells ESPN. Tremendous concern on injury.

Source: Adrian Wojnarowski of ESPN

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Bulls Suspend Bobby Portis 8 Games

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The Chicago Bulls have suspended forward Bobby Portis for eight games following his role in a practice altercation that left teammate Nikola Mirotic in the hospital, the team announced Wednesday. Portis will be eligible to return for a Nov. 7 game against Toronto, and will be eligible to practice during his extension.

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Joel Embiid Not Happy With Early Minutes Restriction

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The Philadelphia 76ers will be cautious with Joel Embiid early on this season, and the star center isn’t thrilled with that plan.

Sixers coach Brett Brown, when asked how much Embiid would play in Wednesday’s season opener against the Wizards, told reporters that he didn’t have a set number of minutes in mind before acknowledging “somewhere like in the teens.” “That’s f—ing bulls—. I wish I was playing more minutes,” Embiid told reporters on Tuesday. “I think I’m ready. I think I’m ready for more than whatever number they have. I don’t know. I wish I was playing more, but we’re going to see how that goes.”

Source: ESPN

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